When he was a child, Ed Johnson would watch his father gather cardboard from local businesses such as Overholt’s Hardware and Gilland’s and some scrap metal to be taken to be recycled. Rather than keeping the money for himself, Ed’s … Continue reading
Cocke County Lowe’s Home Improvement 120 Epley Road Newport (423) 623-1050 Saturday 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. From your friends at Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation: This is a reminder from the Division of Solid Waste Management regarding our … Continue reading
Meka Henderson and Linda Wright pose with some of the trash bags being hauled away by the Corrections Department.
March 10th was the 2017 Douglas Lake Clean-up, part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Clean-up effort that occurs each spring. This year the volunteers were scant: two people. But between them they filled 197 bags with trash and debris removed from the lake shore.
Good job, ladies!
These (unnamed) kids are from Del Rio. There were seen out cleaning the road they live on. Obviously, someone has taught these kids well! Keep Cocke County Beautiful gives them a Pat On the Back for their efforts! … Continue reading
Cocke County, it’s time to sparkle! Let us help you spring clean! Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event and E-Recycling Event March 25, 2017 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse 120 Eply Rd. Newport TN 37821 Household hazardous … Continue reading
The Keep Cocke County Beautiful Board of Directors has announced this year’s Great American Clean-Up, scheduled for March 1- May 30, 2017. It’s the time to take that extra effort – to put your best foot forward – and spiff … Continue reading
The State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has finalized the Household Hazardous Waste Event Schedule for 2017. That schedule is available as a PDF document at this link: http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/environment/attachments/sw-mm-hhw-collectionschedule-2017.pdf In Cocke County, KCCB is hosting a Spring Cleaning … Continue reading
Any gardener knows that composting manure from chickens or herbivorous animals makes a great soil additive, but have you thought about using human sewage to improve soil? Scientists say thermally conditioned sewage sludge is an excellent way to improve soil … Continue reading
Keep Cocke County Beautiful has rescheduled the Douglas Lake Clean-up for Saturday, March 26, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The staging area will be located on Hwy. 25E near Dutch Bottoms Baptist Church. Signs will be posted. The public … Continue reading